January 28, 2020

3 ways you’re losing EMS providers and how to stop the revolving door

Posted on January 7, 2020 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

If providers don’t feel like part of a team, they’ll seek a connection elsewhere

Vaping implications for prehospital clinical care

Posted on December 15, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

We are beginning to see the initial correlations with COPD that vaping has on our patients’ overall health and respiratory disease exacerbation

Thinking PHAST for stroke assessment

Posted on December 11, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Regardless of the stroke score or scale that you utilize, what’s most important is having a strong foundation to rely on for stroke assessment and care

Recruiting the next-gen EMT

Posted on December 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Promote a paradigm shift in your recruiting practices to hire your next employee and keep them engaged

Infection control: 4 tips to embrace a clean squad culture

Posted on December 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Protect your crew, your patients and yourself by limiting your infectious disease exposure risk with PPE and best practices

Infection control: 4 tips to embrace a clean squad culture

Posted on December 3, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Protect your crew, your patients and yourself by limiting your infectious disease exposure risk with PPE and best practices

Entering phase 2 of EMS

Posted on December 2, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

2019 was a paradigm-shifting year for the EMS industry and profession – one that will set the pace for the next decade’s worth of ambition and work

3 ways to enhance EMS situational awareness

Posted on November 20, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Learn how providers can increase their visibility and awareness of approaching hazards in the field to identify potential risks

Learning from early adopters: Pioneers in trauma

Posted on November 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

What do Abraham Lincoln, the Revolutionary War, and an orthopedist named Thomas all have in common? They all played a pioneering & influential role in trauma care within the U.S.

Why all EMS providers should be pre-planning hospital evacuations

Posted on November 1, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Pre-plan, build, and stock equipment that can serve as a future ambulance and specialty vehicle in the event of emergency evacuation

Why all EMS providers should be pre-planning hospital evacuations

Posted on November 1, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Pre-plan, build, and stock equipment that can serve as a future ambulance and specialty vehicle in the event of emergency evacuation

Geriatric slips, trips and falls: 3 assessment considerations

Posted on October 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

On-scene considerations for EMS assessment for evaluating lift-assistance calls, and making transportation decisions for geriatric fall patients

Geriatric slips, trips and falls: 3 assessment considerations

Posted on October 22, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

On-scene considerations for EMS assessment for evaluating lift-assistance calls, and making transportation decisions for geriatric fall patients

3 ways automation will impact EMS in the near future

Posted on September 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Automated data sharing has the potential to provide insight into efficiencies, reducing errors and redundancies, resulting in better, faster patient care

Training Day: How EMTs should be using capnography

Posted on September 18, 2019 by in EMS, FIRE, POLICE

Application of an EtCO2 sampling device and waveform monitoring, especially during bag-valve mask ventilation, is well within the capability of EMTs